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The Importance of Islands
Further Explanations of the AreaDiversity Pattern
The Strategy of Colonization
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absolute number abundance adaptive adaptive radiation alleles archipelagos average bananaquit biogeography biotas bird species Chapter character displacement colonization curve colonizing species competition competitors decrease density dependent dispersal power displacement Dry Tortugas ecological effect environment Equation equilibrial equilibrium model evolution evolutionary expanding species exponential extinction curves extinction rate Figure Fiji fine-grained founder effect genetic genotypes genus go extinct Guinea habitats Hence immigration and extinction immigration curve immigration rate increase insects insular island area Krakatau MacArthur mainland marginal habitats mean dispersal distance measure Melanesia Navicula normally distributed number of individuals number of propagules number of species occur octaves parameters patches phenotypes plants predator predicted prezygotic probability propagules recipient island reduced relative reproductive value result Ruth Patrick saturation small islands source island source region Species Curve species diversity species numbers species pool stepping stones survival taxa taxon theory tion turnover variance vertebrates Wallis Islands Wilson x-year-old